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Opinion: Vaccines work and everyone needs them

Opinion: Vaccines work and everyone needs them

Vaccines are one of the most groundbreaking medical advancements ever. They improve the quality of life for everyone, training our bodies to develop immunity to deadly diseases, and are in no way dangerous. In recent years, however, the antivaccination movement has...

Opinion: Stop hoarding supplies

Opinion: Stop hoarding supplies

A Tennessee man made national headlines last weekend for amassing a whopping 17,700 bottles of hand sanitizer. If you’ve been to Costco, Walmart or any other store recently, you might’ve seen once-full aisles of toilet paper and water bottles now completely empty....

Opinion: We need to be prepared for technology issues

Opinion: We need to be prepared for technology issues

A recent malware attack shut down wifi and the Aeries Student Information System in the Huntington Beach Union High School District. This is a reminder that although technology makes education more efficient, it’s also unreliable and our classrooms must be prepared...

How seasonal depression can affect students

How seasonal depression can affect students

The days are getting colder and bleaker in Southern California, which means winter seasonal affective disorder (SAD), commonly referred to as "seasonal depression," is around the corner. “Seasonal affective [disorder]... is a type of depression that is caused by the...

How to stay healthy in flu season

How to stay healthy in flu season

October is here, and so is the flu season. “The flu is an influenza virus that causes respiratory diseases and is transmitted by droplets,” Nurse Marci McLean-Crawford said. “So if you cough or you sneeze or even when you talk, you let out little tiny droplets. When...

Keeping it classic with The Traditionist

Keeping it classic with The Traditionist

Folk music drifts down the hall. A vibrant and mellow voice accompanies an acoustic guitar and twangy harmonica. The atmosphere is lighthearted and full of excitement as the singer performs a medley of his songs. Applause and chants for an encore erupt from the crowd...